#TBT BC Pinot Noir Group May 2019

At the last meeting, we compared one wine served in a regular wine glass to the same wine served in a variety specific expensive Zalto wine glass.  Because the wine in the second glass was noticeably improved, we did this comparison with each wine this time.

BC Pinot Noir Tasting Group – a retrospective by @Sam_WineTeacher

With all wines being the same variety and from the same year one would rightfully expect a lot in common and yes, they all showed distinctive Pinot Noir character, yet they definitely all had their own personality.

Vintage 2018 Media Preview a review by @Sam_WineTeacher

Panel moderator, Master of Wine Barbara Philip, directed the discussion and asked panelists questions about the 2018 vintage and how it played out in each of the four regions represented.

Tasting Ten – Pinot Noir a review by Sam the Wine Teacher

I belong to a wine tasting group called the Tasting Ten.  Ten people meet ten times a year and taste through a blind flight (all bottles wrapped in paper to conceal their identities) of wines based on a theme.

Want to Have Some Fun?

Consider inviting a few friends over and hosting a home wine tasting.  A blind tasting is even better, and no, I’m not talking about anything weird involving blindfolds.  Here’s one idea of how it could work.  Invite five or six couples over and everyone contributes $20; that would give you a budget of about $220 … Read moreWant to Have Some Fun?